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Chinese Stocks Are Surging On Weak Macro Data BTFD-iness

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Having dropped over 10% in the previous 2 days, what better way to get the speculative frenzy of Chinese housewives levered up and buying stocks again than terrible macro data. With China HSBC Manufacturing PMI printing 49.2 (the 3rd monthly contraction in a row) and China's official Services PMI tumbling to its lowest since Dec 2008, the 'bad' news seems to have been greeted wondrously as Chinese stocks are up 2-4% on the news. CHINEXT back to fresh highs, Shenzhen is outperforming, and Shanghai and CSI-300 are all pushing higher. Add to this the news that the CSI-300 its rebalancing some positions and the 'correction' in China is now old news…

Bade news is good news for dip-buying Chinese housewives…

Not only is the bad news bad enough to be good, but the rumors of moar stimulus are also present…

China’s Ministry of Finance may set additional quota of 500b-1t yuan for local governments to swap debt into municipal bonds,  according to people familiar with the matter.

Plan needs State Council approval, according to the people, who asked not to be identified because deliberations are private

Finance ministry said March 8 govt would permit as much as 1t yuan of high-yielding debt to be converted into municipal bonds

However, while the market is juiced on the apparent weakness, Goldman sees pockets of strengths (for bulls to be worried about)…

China’s official May manufacturing PMI headline inched up, although it was marginally below market expectations. The breakdowns of the sub-components were more positive than the headline with the two most important components (based on the past correlation with hard data such as IP)--new orders and production--showing more meaningful rebounds (up 0.4 and 0.3 points respectively). These rises were mainly offset by a move in the supplier delivery time sub-index (which we do not generally regard as a particularly useful indicator); the employment sub-index also inched up and the raw materials inventory index held up.

Markit/HSBC manufacturing PMI May final reading was also released this morning. The May final reading was 49.2, up slightly from 49.1 in the flash reading, and also improved compared with April final reading of 48.9.

Official non-manufacturing official PMI (which covers the construction and service sectors) moderated to 53.2 in May, from 53.4 in April, the weakest reading since


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Tsipras Accuses Troika of “Creditor Monstrosity”, Urges Eurozone Leaders to Read “For Whom the Bell Tolls”

Courtesy of Mish.

It appears the eurozone is one step closer to an "accident" today. In a Le Monde editorial Defiant Tsipras Threatens to Detonate European Crisis Rather than Yield to Creditor "Monstrosity".

Greek premier Alexis Tsipras has accused Europe's creditor powers of issuing "absurd demands" and come close to warning that his far-Left government will detonate a pan-European political and strategic crisis if pushed any further.

Writing for Le Monde in a tone of furious defiance after the latest set of talks reached an impasse, Mr Tsipras said the eurozone's dominant players were by degrees bringing about the "complete abolition of democracy in Europe" and were ushering in a technocratic monstrosity with powers to subjugate states that refuse to accept the "doctrines of extreme neoliberalism".

"For those countries that refuse to bow to the new authority, the solution will be simple: Harsh punishment. Judging from the present circumstances, it appears that this new European power is being constructed, with Greece being the first victim," he said.

"If some, however, think or want to believe that this decision concerns only Greece, they are making a grave mistake. I would suggest that they re-read Hemingway’s masterpiece, “For Whom the Bell Tolls”," he said.

The situation has become critical after depositors withdrew €800m from Greek banks in two days at the end of last week, heightening fears that capital controls may be imminent.

Mr Tsipras's choice of words also implies that Greece may turn its back on the Western security system, presumably by shifting into the orbit of Russia and China.

The Left Platform has called for a full "counter-attack" against the EU powers, laying out its inflexible terms in a new document. It demands a default on the debt and the "immediate nationalization of the banks with all necessary accompanying measures".

"What the ruling circles of the EU, the ECB and the IMF are ruthlessly and consistently aiming for in the last four months, is to strangle the economy, to milk the last euro from the country´s reserves and to push a vulnerable government into full submission and exemplary humiliation," it said.

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A First-Hand Account Of The Greek Bank Run

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Submitted by Tom Winnifrith of Share Prophets

Witnessing the great bank run first hand as I deposit money in Greece

Jim Mellon says that the Greeks should build a statue in my honour as on Friday I opened a bank account in Greece and made a deposit. Okay it was only 10 Euro, I need to put in another 3,990 Euro to get my residency papers so I can buy a car, a bike and a gun, but it was a start. But the scenes at the National Bank in Kalamata were of chaos, you could smell the panic and they were being replicated at banks across Greece.

For tomorrow is a Bank Holiday here and if you are going to default on your debts/ switch from Euros to New Drachmas a bank holiday weekend is the best time to do it. And with debt repayments that cannot be met due on June 5 (next Friday) Greece is clearly in the merde. If it defaults all its banks go bust.

But I had to open an account and make a deposit. Outside the bank in the main street of Kalamata there are two ATMs. The lines at both were ten deep when I arrived and when I left an hour later. Inside I was directed to the two desks marked “Deposit”. You go there to put in money, to open an account or if you are so senile that you cannot do basic admin of your account without assistance. As such it was me depositing cash and four octogenerians who had not got a clue about anything. Actually I lie. These folks may have been gaga but they were not so gaga that they were actually going to deposit cash, I was the sole depositer.

Friday was also the day when pensions are paid into bank accounts. On the Wednesday and Thursday it was reported that Greeks withdrew 800 million Euro from checking accounts. Friday’s number will dwarf that. Whe you go to a Greek bank you pull off a ticket and wait for your number to be called. The hall in my bank contains about 60 seats all of which were filled. There were folks standing behind the seats and in fact throughout the hall, all wanting to get their cash out before…
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Abenomics Fail: Japanese Slack-Jawed At Oral Sex Price Deflation

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Despite proclamations by Kuroda, Abe, and various other elected (and unelected) officials that the 'deflation mindset' is gone from Japan, it appears one segment of the population is keenly aware of the ongoing deflationary market for one staple item. Just as we warned was occurring in America, it appears the cost of blow-jobs has gone from just-plain-cheap to "well, why not?" As one intrepid reporter ventured into the Otsuka red-light district of Toshima Ward discovered, the fee for an oral session at a “pink salon” starts as low as 2,000 yen ($16!).

Japan (Tokyo to be specific) was already at the lower end of the spetrum for hourly rates for such services

But as The Tokyo Reporter blog explains, things have got considerably worse…

On Friday, data released by the internal affairs ministry indicated that Japan’s annual inflation rate for April was zero. The report showed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic revival plan is being hampered by falling prices, particularly for fuel and consumer electronics. The report did not mention blow-jobs, but, according to Takarajima (July), prices for such services in Tokyo remain low as the overall commercial sex industry continues to face hard times.

A writer for the magazine travels to the Otsuka red-light district of Toshima Ward to discover that the fee for an oral session at a “pink salon” starts as low as 2,000 yen.

He enters one particular establishment, which is not named, to find four other customers seated beneath a glitter ball hanging fr0m the ceiling and ’80s music filling the room.

The shop operates on the hanabira kaiten principle. Meaning “flower petal rotation,” the system dictates that each customer is served by girls in shifts. At this shop, it is two rotations.

Akira Ikoma, editor of a guide to the men’s entertainment called Ore no Tabi (My Journey), tells the magazine that the talent level of women employed in Otsuka is on the rise.

“Years ago, Otsuka was known as the place for dirt-cheap pink salons,” says the editor. “But girls are using the Shonan Shinjuku Line” — which runs through nearby Ikebukuro in connecting Saitama and Kanagawa prefectures — “to commute to Otsuka from Utsunomiya and Gunma Prefecture, with the result being a distinct increase in their overall quality.”

After a five-minute wait, Takarajima’s writer is joined by a highly rotund young


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American Police Are Shooting And Killing More Than 2 People Per Day In 2015

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

On Saturday we introduced readers to the “Ferguson Effect”. The idea is that the recent spate of prosecutions and instances of social unrest that followed a series of events involving perceived police misconduct directed at African Americans have made police officers gun shy — literally. 

Here’s what Thomas W. Smith fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of “Are Cops Racist?” Heather Mac Donald wrote in a WSJ piece:

This incessant drumbeat against the police has resulted in what St. Louis police chief Sam Dotson last November called the “Ferguson effect.” Cops are disengaging from discretionary enforcement activity and the “criminal element is feeling empowered,” Mr. Dotson reported. Arrests in St. Louis city and county by that point had dropped a third since the shooting of Michael Brown in August. Not surprisingly, homicides in the city surged 47% by early November and robberies in the county were up 82%.

Similar “Ferguson effects” are happening across the country as officers scale back on proactive policing under the onslaught of anti-cop rhetoric. Arrests in Baltimore were down 56% in May compared with 2014.

Note this passage: “Cops are disengaging from discretionary enforcement activity and the ‘criminal element is feeling empowered.’” That, according to Mac Donald, is why crime is up across many American cities.

A second set of data casts considerable doubt on that thesis. According to The Washington Post, fatal police shootings have doubled with law enforcement now killing more than two people every day. 

Via WaPo:

[At least] 385 people [have been] shot and killed by police nationwide during the first five months of this year, more than two a day, according to a Washington Post analysis. That is more than twice the rate of fatal police shootings tallied by the federal government over the past decade, a count that officials concede is incomplete.

“These shootings are grossly under­reported,” said Jim Bueermann, a former police chief and president of the Washington-based Police Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving law enforcement. “We are never going to reduce the number of police shootings if we don’t begin to accurately track this information.”

That doesn’t sound too much like a police force that is now “disengaging from discretionary enforcement.” Here are some of WaPo’s findings from an ongoing investigation:

About half the


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NSA Surveillance To Lapse At Midnight Although Extension Imminent With Obama’s Signature

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

“This is a debate over the Bill of Rights," exclaimed Rand Paul before this evening's rare Sunday Senate vote which secured NSA Reform (but leaves a brief window of NSA shutdown before Obama signs the bill), adding, now seemingly falling on the most-bribed and deafest ears, that "this is a debate over the Fourth Amendment. This is a debate over your right to be left alone.”

In two speeches (one before the vote and one after), Paul implored reason among his colleagues.

Following John McCain's jab that "the senator from Kentucky needs to learn the rules of the Senate,” Paul raged "are we going to so blithely give up our freedom? Are we going to so blindly go along and take it?" The short answer, yes! The longer answer may well be summed up his defiant comment that “I’m not going to take it anymore,” and with his voice rising to a shout, "I don’t think the American people are going to take it anymore."

So rest easy America… you're safe again!

*  *  *

As The Hill reports, The Senate voted on Sunday to advance legislation reforming National Security Agency surveillance programs in a 77-17 vote…

The bipartisan approval sets up a vote on final passage that will send the legislation to the White House, where President Obama has vowed to sign it. Sixty votes were needed to move forward.

But the legislation will not reach Obama’s desk until after midnight, when Patriot Act provisions authorizing the NSA programs expire.

That means there will be a lapse of the programs until the Senate can take a final vote on the legislation.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who has made the spying programs unearthed by former government contractor Edward Snowden a central part of his presidential candidacy, has vowed to force the expiration of the Patriot Act.

Paul argues the USA Freedom Act approved by the House does not go far enough to rein in spying programs that he and his allies argue are unconstitutional.

“Are we going to so blithely give up our freedom? Are we going to so blindly go along and take it?” Paul said in heated remarks on the Senate floor before the vote. 

“I’m not going to take it anymore,” he declared, as his voice rose to a shout. “I


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The 10 Most Important Themes To Watch This Summer

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

As Deutsche Bank notes poetically, “April showers brought May flowers” but adds “Watch out for June thunder storms.” Why the caution?

Because S&P reached a new high of 2130 last Thursday on an 18 trailing PE, the highest since 2010 despite anemic EPS growth expected this year. Both EPS and GDP are struggling to expand in 1H, putting the burden for a decent year on 2H. A 2H rebound is likely, but trend growth is very uncertain. Given the growth outlook, it will take long-term Treasury yields staying very low when the Fed starts hiking to support an 18 or higher trailing S&P PE. This moment of truth for long-term yields upon Fed signals of a Sept hike is crucial for summer stock  performance, but we also see other important summer issues to watch.”

Here are Deutsche Bank’s 10 themes and “summer issues” to keep an eye on as we leave May behind and enter June:

  1. Is Fed a “go” or “no-go” for Sept liftoff? We expect a Sept hike on falling unemployment even if US GDP growth stays slow. We think the Fed will issue more guidance that the FF rate is unlikely to exceed 2% over the next 2 years.
  2. What does this mean for the dollar? We expect further dollar appreciation, DXY ~100 and Euro down to near $1.00 by yearend, but not much stronger than that if Fed hikes appear likely to stay slow and plateau at 2% in 2017.
  3. How do long-term Treasury yields react to the start of Fed hikes? Long-term yields could spike up to about 2.8% this summer upon strong job reports, but should stabilize there if the dollar climbs and unit labor costs don’t accelerate.
  4. Will US GDP bounce back with ~3% growth for the rest of 2015 after 1Q’s contraction? What is a realistic est of trend US growth for the next few years? We see a moderate bounce and 2.0-2.25% trend assuming better productivity.
  5. Has the low in oil prices been set or need to be retested or new lows? We think WTI is capped at $70 through 2016 provided no geopolitical flare-ups. Oil prices are likely to drift down near-term as US and int’l producers vie for share.
  6. Greece? Is Europe prepared to pull the plug if no agreements by


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Five Reasons Why America Is Done

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Submitted by Karl Denninger via Market-Ticker.org,

That's done.  As in baked, cooked, finis.

Let's just look at the charges and specifications of late, shall we?

  • Big US and Global Banks have admitted (that is, have been convicted) of multiple criminal offenses over the last several years.  partial list can be found here; let me remind everyone that an ordinary person who commits three felonies, even if some of them are very minor in comparison to any of the listed ones here in impact and they take place over a period of decades, goes away for life under long-existing three strikes laws.  All four of the banks listed in that dissent have three or more "convictions" and thus all of them should be dissolved as they are obviously incapable of modifying their behavior.  Nonetheless literally tens of millions of Americans and American corporations not only refuse to stand and demand that these charters be revoked they voluntarily do business with one or more of these firms!
     
  • We have a medical and insurance industry in this country that routinely, on a daily basis, engages in behavior that can easily be described as meeting the criteria for fraud, bid-rigging, racketeering and routinely uses the threat of both bankruptcy and violence by government goons to get what it wants.  This "industry" routinely, for example, bills for things they didn't actually do, sends people bills for hundreds or thousands of dollars for someone sticking their head in a door and saying "Hello", allows "off-plan" doctors to treat people without their consent exposing them to thousands (or tens of thousands!) in unauthorized charges and then enforces those "charges", takes drugs off the market that they produce so that the only remaining options are those made by the same company but are under patent and more.  The single most-common cause of bankruptcy in this country is medical debt incurred as a direct result of these practices and these practices are where the so-called "need" for Obamacare, that is now resulting in demands for 50% premium hikes in some markets for the next year, came from.  Yet we, as a nation and as a people, routinely consent to this crap and allow these corporations, institutions and individuals to continue their outrageous acts of pillage daily.
     
  • We have a former Secretary of State who now wants to be President but while Secretary of State her private family foundation took tens of millions of dollars in donations from foreign governments that were, at the same


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There Is A Disturbing Anti-Freedom Trend Sweeping Across The West

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Submitted by Tyler Durden.

Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog,

I came across an interesting story from India recently. In a landmark animal rights case, the High Court there ruled that birds can no longer be kept in cages. The judges asserted that birds have a fundamental right to live with dignity and be free.

Incredible. If only we humans had the same fundamental right.

Many of us come from a country that claims to be free. We grow up singing songs about our freedom, and we are told by our governments that evil men in caves hate us because we are so free. This is powerful propaganda that starts practically from birth and stays with us for our entire lives. Even Hollywood does its part with heroic action movies portraying the homeland as strong and free, with evil villains who invariably have foreign accents.

But it’s all a ruse.

Most of us don’t even have the most basic freedom to choose what we can / cannot put in our own bodies, or decide how to educate our children.

The volume of rules, regulations, and laws is so vast now that you can hardly breathe without committing a crime.

And when they’re not busy confiscating private property through ‘civil asset forfeiture’ or shooting defenseless citizens, police now drive around shutting down children’s lemonade stands for failing to have the appropriate permit.

Just this morning the US government’s publication of all the new rules, laws, and regulations totaled 313 pages.

And that’s just for today. Tomorrow there will be more.

Each of these new rules covers the most ridiculous topics – like regulating the way that dishwashers can be sold. I’m sure we can’t even begin to imagine how horrifying life would be with a rogue dishwasher salesman on the loose.

And many of them come with severe penalties for non-compliance. You can’t even apply for a passport in the Land of the Free anymore without being threatened with fines and imprisonment.

That’s not freedom. Not even close.

Nowhere is this more clear than with the USA PATRIOT Act, the freedom-destroying law from 2001 that authorized all sorts of unconstitutional government powers.

Some of the worst provisions from the USA PATRIOT Act are set to expire this weekend. But the Obama administration doesn’t want that. And they’ve channeled
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Belgian F-16 Pilot Ejects Before Fiery Crash, Gets Caught In High Voltage Power Lines

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A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in Northwestern France on Thursday, leaving one of its pilots hanging by his parachute from high voltage electricity lines, according to the BBC

Both pilots had minor injuries after they ejected from the plane, which clipped the roof of a house and crashed in a field near Pluvinger. The pilot stuck in the 250,000 volt power lines was brought down after a two hour rescue operation by French emergency ser...



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Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

 

Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies involved in Facebook’s new Libra crytocurrency raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Libra. (Shutterstock)

Courtesy of Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary

Facebook, the largest social network in the world, stunned the world earlier this year with the announcement of its own cryptocurrency, Libra.

The launch has raised questions about the difference between Libra and existing cryptocurrencies, as well as the implications of private companies competing with s...



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Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

 

Buyer beware: How Libra differs from Bitcoin

Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies involved in Facebook’s new Libra crytocurrency raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Libra. (Shutterstock)

Courtesy of Alfred Lehar, University of Calgary

Facebook, the largest social network in the world, stunned the world earlier this year with the announcement of its own cryptocurrency, Libra.

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Look Out Bears! Fed New QE Now Up to $165 Billion

Courtesy of Lee Adler

I have been warning for months that the Fed would need new QE to counter the impact of massive waves of Treasury supply. I thought that that would come later, rather than sooner. Sorry folks, wrong about that. The NY Fed announced another round of new TOMO (Temporary Open Market Operations) today.

In addition to the $75 billion in overnight repos that the Fed issued and has been rolling over since Tuesday, next week the Fed will issue another $90 billion. They’ll come in the form of three $30 billion, 14 day repos to be offered next week.

That brings the new Fed QE to a total of $165 billion. Even in the worst days of the financial crisis, I can’t remember the Fed ballooning its balance sheet by $165 bi...



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Is A Price Revaluation Event About To Happen?

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Skilled technical traders must be aware that price is setting up for a breakout or breakdown event with recent Doji, Hammer
and other narrow range price bars.  These types of Japanese Candlestick patterns are warnings that price is coiling into
a tight range and the more we see them in a series, the more likely price is building up some type of explosive price breakout/breakdown move in the near future.  The ES (S&P 500 E-mini futures) chart is a perfect example of these types of price bars on the Daily chart (see below).

Tri-Star Tops, Three River Evening Star patterns, Hammers/Hangmen and Dojis are all very common near extreme price peaks and troughs.  The rea...



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India About To Experience Major Strength? Possible Says Joe Friday

Courtesy of Chris Kimble

If one invested in the India ETF (INDA) back in January of 2012, your total 7-year return would be 24%. During the same time frame, the S&P 500 made 124%. The 7-year spread between the two is a large 100%!

Are things about to improve for the INDA ETF and could it be time for the relative weakness to change? Possible!

This chart looks at the INDA/SPX ratio since early 2012. The ratio continues to be in a major downtrend.

The ratio hit a 7-year low a few months ago and this week it kissed those lows again at (1). The ratio near weeks end is attempting to...



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10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Friday

Courtesy of Benzinga

  • Credit Suisse raised IHS Markit Ltd (NYSE: INFO) price target from $68 to $76. IHS Markit shares closed at $67.75 on Thursday.
  • Wedbush boosted Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc (NYSE: RH) price target from $170 to $185. RH shares closed at $169.49 on Thursday.
  • Mizuho lifted Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) price target from $46 to $50. Seagate shares closed at $52.94 on Thursday.
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Crude Oil Cycle Bottom aligns with Saudi Oil Attack

Courtesy of Read the Ticker

Do the cycles know? Funny how cycle lows attract the need for higher prices, no matter what the news is!

These are the questions before markets on on Monday 16th Aug 2019:

1) A much higher oil price in quick time can not be tolerated by the consumer, as it gives birth to much higher inflation and a tax on the average Joe disposable income. This is recessionary pressure.

2) With (1) above the real issue will be the higher interest rate and US dollar effect on the SP500 near all time highs.

3) A moderately higher oil price is likely to be absorbed and be bullish as it creates income for struggling energy companies and the inflation shock may be muted. 

We shall see. 

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The Big Pharma Takeover of Medical Cannabis

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The Big Pharma Takeover of Medical Cannabis

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The Big Pharma Takeover of Medical Cannabis

As evidence of cannabis’ many benefits mounts, so does the interest from the global pharmaceutical industry, known as Big Pharma. The entrance of such behemoths will radically transform the cannabis industry—once heavily stigmatized, it is now a potentially game-changing source of growth for countless co...



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How IPOs Are Priced

Via Jean Luc 

Funny but probably true:

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Despacito - How to Make Money the Old-Fashioned Way - SLOWLY!

Are you ready to retire?  

For most people, the purpose of investing is to build up enough wealth to allow you to retire.  In general, that's usually enough money to reliably generate a year's worth of your average income, each year into your retirement so that that, plus you Social Security, should be enough to pay your bills without having to draw down on your principle.

Unfortunately, as the last decade has shown us, we can't count on bonds to pay us more than 3% and the average return from the stock market over the past 20 years has been erratic - to say the least - with 4 negative years (2000, 2001, 2002 and 2008) and 14 positives, though mostly in the 10% range on the positives.  A string of losses like we had from 2000-02 could easily wipe out a decades worth of gains.

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